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John W. KneppOctober 29, 1933 ~ April 28, 2015 (age 81) 81 Years Old
John W. Knepp, 81, of North Liberty, IN passed away at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his home. He was born on October 29, 1933 in Lakeville, IN to the late Russell and Mary E. (Smith) Knepp. On October 24, 1954 in North Liberty, IN he was united in marriage to Mary A. (Weeden) Knepp who preceded him in death on January 22, 2004. One son, Jeff Knepp also preceded in death in 2014.
Mr. Knepp is survived by his daughter, Jill (Chuck) Holmquest of Plymouth, IN; three sons, Dan Knepp of North Liberty, IN, Mickey Knepp of Plymouth, IN and Jack (Jacqueline) Knepp of Bremen, IN; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Hunziker, Crystal Hutchings, Samara Knepp, Jesse Knepp, Chuck Holmquest, Alayna Holmquest, Roxanne Matthews and Jacob Hull; six great grandchildren, Dakota, Kiley, Cooper, Tori, Skylla and Kiya; brother, Eldon R. (Bernice) Knepp of South Bend, IN and aunt, Arlene Cohee of Lakeville, IN.
Mr. Knepp was a lifelong resident. He worked at Wells Aluminum in North Liberty from 1956 - 1998 and was self employed in farming. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in North Liberty.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Palmer Funeral Home, 314 S. Michigan St. Lakeville, IN. Pastor Wayne Joyner will officiate. Graveside services and burial will follow at Fair Cemetery, North Liberty, IN. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Contributions in memory John Knepp may be offered to First Baptist Church, 407 Elm Street, North Liberty, IN 46554. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com